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Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
of the joint chiefs of staff and the defense secretary finally statedding the obvious. >> it was a terrorist attack. as we determined details of what took place there and how that attack took place that it became clear there were terrorists who planned that attack. that's when i came to that conclusion. >> day after or was -- >> took a while to really get some of the feedback from what exactly happened at that location. >> there was a thread of intelligence reporting that groups in the environment in western, correction, eastern libya, were seeking to coalesce but there wasn't anything specific. bill: well, peter doocy is live in washington drilling down on the specifics. peter, if the administration knew it was terrorist attack in 24 hours, why did they not just say that? >> reporter: we heard from administration officials there is ongoing investigation and more details will come out after it wraps up. we learned yesterday not one fbi agent has stepped foot in fwauz gauze in the 17 days since the attack because things are too dangerous. u.s. officials internally labeled the deadly raid on t
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that the economy is at risk for falling off. part of that includes the deep defense cuts. so concerned about these cuts, yet we are calling for additional regulatory costs. it is like again getting back to the priorities. these are troubling times. >> we have our priorities all wrong. the defense cuts are very bad policy. secretary of defense has said is the hall of the u.s. military and heard his readiness and ability to defend our nation. that's a terrible idea. we are now finding a more and more about the sequester. the law says that if you're going to cut the defense spending and lay off workers the contractors have to give those workers 60 days' notice. that would have come before the election. conveniently department of labor says you don't have to send out those notices. today we found that the administration said that those same contractors guy if you don't send out a notice and get sued we will pay all legal costs. now the taxpayer is going to be on the hook for the compensation and legal costs because everyone will see knowing that the money is there. lori: so, with reference to th
Sep 27, 2012 1:00pm EDT
grants. one is in the same-sex marriage cases, the defense of marriage cases and the proposition 8 cases and the other is in the voting rights cases. both of these are likely to be taken on by the courts. we don't know how they will play out because they have not to grant uncertainty in these cases yet. i think they also share some interesting aspects, and those on the relationship between the state and a federal government. first, to turn to the defense of marriage act and proposition 8 cases -- i will talk about doma cases for it. first, for some history on doma, it was passed in 1996 and has two main sections from only one is really at issue in section 2 is about trying to protect states from being forced to recognized marriage in other states. the section that deals with the defense of marriage for federal purposes, federal law, federal taxes, a whole host of bedroll laws. it says, for the purpose of federal law, the word marriage means of a legal union between one man and one woman, husband and wife, and spouse refers only to a person of the opposite sex. that is the section of the
Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
, and reintegrate the revolutionaries in the defense and interior ministries, as well as other state institutions. before the first time since independence, we have political parties in the political arena there is freedom of expression in the press. there is unconditional freedom to demonstrate, the freedom of association, freedom to set up several institutions, unions as well as political and social, intellectual organizations without any limitations. this has led to a free dialogue and participation by all peoples in all parts of the world. mr. president, the time of the previous regime for more than four decades saw fragrant -- flagrant violations of human rights, torture, detention without trial, expeditionary killing, humiliation of citizens, mistreatment. the when the revolution erupted on 17 february through peaceful demonstrations, the previous regime faced them down with bullets and oppression in a grave violation of international humanitarian law and human rights law. hence the human rights council suspended libya's membership in said council. and set up an international fact-finding c
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. but first from fox this friday night, chemical weapons on the move in syria. defense secretary leon panetta now confirms new intelligence now shows movement at some of that country's suspected chem al weapons sites. troublesome because syria's leader bashar assad has repeatedly proved he is willing to murder innocent civilians. and activists say 30,000 people have died during the uprising over the last year and a half. but secretary panetta says in this case, it looks as if the syrians are just shifting the chemical weapons to better secure them. and he does not note any evidence that the regime is preparing to actually deploy those weapons. >> while there has been some limited movement, again, the major sites still remain in place. still remain secure. >> we hope he is right. last month, president obama said his administration made clear to the syrian regime that if we start seeing a government moving around, quote: a whole bunch of weapons that would be a red line. so far there is no word from the white house about whether this latest movement means syria has crossed that red line. but t
FOX Business
Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. neil: he seems on defense about his wealth, and he gave a third of his income to charity, i learned you can't win a campaign on defense. >> i would agree. you have to really be a deep advocate of individual rights, free market, and justice, if you produce a lot, you deserve a lot. you may choose, admit has done to give it away, you should be brought of that too -- proud of that too that kind of passion is what is missing. and obama has some passion. and people get that, and i think that is a very important form of communications, sometimes more important than words. neil: absolute please. you are right. john ellison, former ceo in washington good seeing you again. >> thank you, neil. neil: loans still going out even after a half a billion solyndra bucks fizzle out. we use this board to compare car insurance rates side by side so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's p
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am PDT
through our defense secretary, other senior officials in the administration -- >> they said it's on the table. >> no one believes that because they've repeatedly spelled out how disastrous it would be, bad for america, wouldn't wipe out the iranian nuclear program, how much they are opposed to military action. they say it's on the table but no one believes it's on the table. we're not saying the military action should be used. but we are arguing that the threat of military action should be credible so it focuses the iranian leadership on reaching some diplomatic solution so if the threat of military action is credible you increase the likelihood of a diplomatic solution. you increase the likelihood that the iranians choose to freeze and stop their program, their nuclear program, race to a nuclear weapon rather than risk military action. by the president and his senior officials repeated projection broadcasting that military action is on the table but doesn't have a lot of teeth to it doesn't give the iranians incentive to get off the course they're on today. that's his point. y
Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
servants would face cuts to their salaries. the defense budget would be decreased. elderly would be hit further pension reductions. and social security payments would be reduced too. eu ministers will be watching closely. greek leaders agreed to cut more than 11 billion euros in exchange for the bailout package. they will save 60% of that with the new reductions. greek and eu ministers hatch yet to thrash out the details of the austerity measures. greek economic growth would shrink by 3.8% next year if the draft budget is adopted. r residents braced for a sixth straight year of recession. >>> japan's new economic, fiscal policy minister says he will be foep kul focused on efforts to tackle deflation. named to the post yesterday, as part of a cabinet shuffle. >> translator: i will closely monitor whether the bank of japan follows through with its policy objective of 1% inflation aimed at bringing the country out of deflation. if necessary, i will urge the bank's board to take appropriate action towards that goal. >> he is considering additional monetary easing among other options. he sai
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-in-law and defense minister in july. in his first briefing to the and security council, you're an arab league mediator lakhdar brahimi said he sees no signs of progress toward negotiations. >> the situation is extremely difficult. there is a stalemate. there is no prospect for today or tomorrow to move forward, but i also told the council heard optically now that i have published paradoxically, i think we will find an opening in the not too distant future. i refuse to believe reasonable people do not see you cannot go backward. >> two u.s. marines will be court-martialed for allegedly urinating on the corpses of afghans and posing for pictures with the bodies. staff sergeants joseph chamblin and edward deptola are the first to face charges after a video was released in january showing four marines in full uniform urinating on the bodies of suspected taliban fighters. the minister of the penalties were announced against three other marines last month. the-administrative penalties were announced against three other marines last month. republican presidential nominee mitt romney has opened a new
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, and that includes veterans. >> question over here. >> there has been a reputation for democrats on defense. it is 30 years in the making. we have now reached the point of what that survey showed. i am wondering about the romney administration attacking the president and showing that he is fumbling on events. i think they pick the ambassador of's murder in libya and the protests around the world against the u.s., all trying to show that the president is fumbling. do you think that is a successful argument? it is all happening right now shortly before the election. >> every poll that has been taken have shown a substantial advantage for this president when it comes to the question of regarding commander in chief. i do not think that has changed even in the most recent polls. i think the democrats understand that you can be secure and you can be smart about it. spending does not have to do with millions, but how you spend a smartly. this administration has assembled military and civilians to deal with mandated cuts and did so by tying it to strategy as opposed to reversing it. i do not see that the arg
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
the green light for the government to loosen up its deficit targets. >> meanwhile the defense ministers are reportedly set to meet over the planned $45 billion merger between bae and eads. our favorite name so far is beads. it's a warm and fuzzy name for a defense company. >> absolutely. beads. doesn't sound bad whatsoever. a little bit of a feminine touch there if you think about what you can put around your neck, but i i like it, too. the latest in that development is of course tomorrow tom enders will step into front of the german parliament to map out the kind of deal that we may expect from that merger. until now, all the governments involved, uk, u.s. as well as the french and german of course have come up with a lot of yes buts. meaning they're looking at trying to safe guard jobs and also a possible takeover and the golden share offered quite a few days ago, however it could be getting in to problems when it comes into the eu competition wall. so we really have to see. perhaps tomorrow after that meeting, we could see more information. ross. >> all right. thanks for that, patric
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
're very careful, very defensive when i ask them how do you relate to the political parties in spain. they all smile and say we keep as far away from them as we can. and they do. they have nothing to do with them. [laughter] their sense is parliamentary politics is the hornet's nest of trouble and corruption. even though they clearly have their leftist -- it's very obvious when you go there they are on the left, but they do not. they want to keep very clear of the -- but they are a stunning example of what can be done. not that you have to go to other countries. cooperative enterprise. and, again, let me urge you -- i'm really embarrassed that i forgot the title, but one of your folks here in san francisco, in berkeley, john curl, curl, written a book. new edition came out this year. of the history of cooperative enterprise here in the united states. it will amaze you of how much our history as a nation is wrapped up with people who came from all over the world with all kinds of experiences they brought with them in collective or cooperative or community enterprise. last point. the k
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
at the lustration has declined to defend the defense of marriage act. present romney might decide he would defend the constitutionality of that statute. it does seem like that has a lot of salience and presidential debates. i.t. think it will not happen. here is why. no major national political figure has attacked as publicly since 1996 or before. it is remarkable. the republicans were seeing some political profit in attacking affirmative action given the polls. they do not do it anymore. john kerry said maybe it is time to stop these racial preferences. the democratic leadership council was inching down that road. that is all gone. this is why we get so demonized if we ever raise our voices against affirmative action. part of it was there was an incredibly bitter campaign in california over proposition 29 which banned racial preferences in state programs in 1996. really bitter. i think it is fair to say there is an awful lot of demonizing going on against the supporters of proposition 209. it was bloody. i think politicians look at that and say i do not want to get into that. joe lieberman backe
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
slash defense and pull out of afghanistan early and leave iraq entirely and now the narrative is in tatters. they had a huge personal political interest in maintaining that narrative. it was wrong to begin. it is wrong now and the president himself, even the day after his own director of counterintelligence, matthew olson said it is a terrorist act. this guy went on "the view" of all places to repeat the lie. >> and it is worse than that. he went before the u.n. i read his speech. he had three fat paragraphs mr. obama did trying to sell the video/spontaneous demonstration. still, that was, what, this past tuesday. >> correct. >> and remember, he and mrs. clinton went on tv in pakistan still apologizing for the video. they have so much invested in the notion that if we reach out, don't offend these people we will get along fine. it is ludicrous. it's a lie and the president of the united states needs to come before the american people and explain to them what did he know? when did he know it? and why has he and senior officials been lying. >> is jack jacobs here. welcome. i wan
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
they will hear a challenge to the defense of marriage act which you'll remember the administration has announced it will no longer defend in court. there is also the prop 8 case out of california. a voter approved amendment to the state's constitution which would give only legal recognition to marriage between a man and a woman. we're waiting. standing by, shep. >> shepard: all right. shannon bream in d.c. shannon, thanks. new accusations tonight that the justice department is spying on a lot more americans these days. that's according to the american civil liberties union. the aclu reports that from 2009 to 2011 orders for warrantless telephone surveillance went up 60%. emails and network data increased by 361%. this kind of surveillance doesn't involve monitoring the content of conversations they tell us. that is the government is keeping tabs on to whom people are talking but not what they are saying still an aclu representative says a rise in surveillance is some cause for concern. >> the people have a right to know how these extremely invasive surveillance powers are being used and if there
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
is how close are they? and you-- i think the american secretary of defense, leon panetta, has said we don't, they're there. and we think that our intelligence will tell us when theyre a year away. >> i think that makes sense. >> rose: that make sense to you. >> rose: yes. then they're a ways from having the capacity to use nuclear weapons. >> there's another element which is striking, and i don't know if you remember this one. when was it, two years ago, the russians-- we are speaking about rucha, they made a proposal. they proposed to iran that the treatment would not take place in iran but in, and before there will be a control by russia, and rawndz will get back to iran, but only in a small proportion because from this you can upon upon upouse it for -->> for med. >> and they have refused. they have refused. iran has refused. which -- >> there's also this, there is a proposal-- and i'm not sure whether it's the same or part of or simply parallel-- proposals that they would send their enriched uranium to brazil and turkey. and i'm told that's still on theitably, and the iranians have no
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
as investors took profit on defensive plays. >>> european policymakers, made grid's budget a major step towards recovery, but today the government must brace for the results of the banking stress tests. teach sedgwick has been following the story for us all week out of madrid. steve, good morning. sounds like we may not know the results of the stress tests until well after the afternoon. >> yesterday i had an interesting question, he said what time is the budget due. i said about an hour and a half ago. and that's the problem with communication here in spain. we don't get finite times of when things will happen until very often after they've started. in the end of course we got the spanish budget announcement somewhere in the region of 5:00 p.m. local time having been told the press conference will be at 1:30. so after market seems to be the consensus at the moment. when that means could mean up until monday, i guess. but in terms of the stress test itself, i wouldn't get too worked up about it. yes, it will show that the banks potentially will borrow money, but they don't need as much as feare
Sep 29, 2012 12:45pm EDT
old tradition he had it in buddhism. when you're a defense for if you're serious about religion never resist hour. he never challenge of our because this power is given by god. who if years dealing hit, you better deal with the pack leader and to create the revolve is going to you is theft. you have also other interpretations. when you have an unjust leader the have to resist and to have to remove them because he has to be accountable. you cannot accept an unjustly it and you have to resist. men mom -- not always as easy as this. and even he can't sell a revolution by non-violent way soon. a think that we need today, and i wrote about this milked the -- i wrote about this. my point was we had what happened, the global movement of nonviolent resistance to israel. nonviolence. when you have so many means of communication. sometimes you have to do with the means to understand non-violence it's important. successful because they were not violent. i like this man in yemen. into the street. they want to kill us. it went. very, very worried of what's happening in syria with people getting we
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
of the companies particularly defense companies, start sending out notices to their employees and to about plant closing and layoffs. if that happens we think there will be a lot of chatter, a lot of back and forth. that could create some jitters. but for right now, we don't see it, and i will point out that we've had the debt ceiling increased without political rancor that we're used to or maybe expecting. so right now, the market is telling us that it all looks good. ashley: all looks good. hey, look through rose tinted glasses as they say. thanks so much for joining us. we appreciate it. >> thank you, ashley. ashley: thank you. tracy: well, f stock members which is the financial stability oversight council, i think we ask rich edson about that, they will discuss a number of topics on domestic and global markets and voted approval on the 2013 budget. rich edson has more on that. am i right about that? >> you're right. we have the acronym. we have a lot of acronym tests here in washington. analysts expected the nation's top regulators to decide and reveal which large non-bank financial companie
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on betting on chicago public schools. melissa: in their defense the chicago public schools put out a statement saying over the past year we cut more than half a billion dollars all outside the classroom. we know this isn't enough to undo years of revenue losses as misplaced priorities. they say, they go on to say, say that like it is has been somebody else who spent all of this money and here they are the ones that are currently agreed to this tax hike, to this pay hike in order to end the strike. >> yeah. mayor rahm emanuel agreed to a contract he knew that the city could not afford. it is pretty clear there will be some blunt instruments used to try to cut costs. we're talking about a significant number of school closing. big layoffs. neither of which is good for chicago and chicago kids. but when you agree to contracts that you can not begin to afford, there are going to be consequences. melissa: what do you think is the lesson that other school districts around the country take away from this? do you think other teachers see this and say, you know, those teachers were tough. th
FOX Business
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
, a big defense for qe3 and the monetary policy has been pursuing this in response to the fox business network. the u.s. is not in a recession now. he's worried about stagnation, not monetizing the debt. he says they'll sell asset off, and they expect to keep policy like this, monetary policy like this even after a considerable improvement in the markets. he also talked about savers. you have money in savingsing thes, getting little, really, in return. >> the best and most comprehensive solution it -- is to find ways to get a stronger economy. only a strong economy can create higher asset values at sustainably good returns for savers. without a job, people won't be able to buy a home or pay for an education ire irrespective of te current level of interest rates. >> saying the federal reserve is watching inflation, has the tools to combat it. he says it's not an issue right now. he also discussed milton friedman saying ben bernanke is a fan of mil torks saying freedman would have supported the feds aggressiveness and targeting of liquidity. he said back in 2009, the reason he believes t
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
department of defense officials as defendants. >> for the past nine years, two months, and 28 days, i have been alone, and i have been silenced. i want my voice back. i will not be silenced any more. >> a similar lawsuit was thrown out in virginia last year, the judge said that the military should handle the system. >> friends and family gathered tonight in a lot to remember a 12 year-old girl whose life was tragically cut short when she was hit by a car and killed while riding her bicycle home from school yesterday. don knapp is at that vigil tonight. >> that is right, although she is a student, the memorial for her is being held at san grant high-school presumably to accommodate the greater community who are coming to pay respects. take a look behind me, this is the memorial that began growing spontaneously yesterday evening after she was hit in traffic and taken to hospital where she eventually died. it appears that an s u v struck the girls was riding her bicycle near here, very close to the spot where we are now. today the principal mary pritchard talks about the accident with cbs 5.
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
that they believe they can put the obama campaign back on the defensive. i agree with joe. it's surprising that they are putting this forward and it has to be because in doing so they are now forcing the media to ask those questions. you know, to fact check president obama, to write these stories about how romney's going to call him a liar, which then sort of deluge into something that takes over. right now romney doesn't have any card to play. the last thing they can do is make americans believe that when barack obama talks about the successes of the last four years, that he is simply lying. >> well, don't say that he has any more cards because there may be more tapes on obama at the rate he's going. joe madison, alicia menendez, thank you for your time tonight. >> thanks, rev. >>> ahead, he's been in hiding from the romney campaign but when they told george w. bush to go away, they probably didn't mean go toll the cayman islands for an investment conference. >>> and hundreds and thousands voting today in iowa. it's a big day for this election. stay with us. >> this is the movement of our
Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
it would be used for defensive purposes and thought they were duped because they know. in addition, both russia and china don't want to necessarily be on the side of those that are advocates of outside military intervention based on humanitarian or more reasons because they fear that these type of u.n. security council resolutions could be used against them because of their own problems domestically and crack downs on domestic population. so they are pretty much hesitate to do that. and as well to just get a blank slate green light to the united states on the u.n. security council. host for sale, indiana, mark thanks for reading. >> guest: thank you. >> host: mark, have to turn the television down, all rights? for me put you on hold. john in d.c., democrat, go ahead. >> caller: yes, good morning. i just can't believe you said you met with this assad over the last few years and you thought this guy wasn't a killer like his old man? i mean, my god, these guys don't change their stripes. >> host: let's get a response. >> guest: first i met with bashar al-assad between 2004 and 2009. certain
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
but one thing that is particular and specific to virginia are these looming defense cuts. we have a very rich heritage of participation in the defense of our country in the commonwealth and with the ability for us to go forward as a country, virginia plays a very important role and when you see the president refusing to get involved with substituting these defense cuts it will have a real impact on the communities across our commonwealth and it means real jobs and it will mean real layoffs and i believe that will end up winning virginia for a while. >> it's interesting, though, if you're looking at this as a voter, could you pick anybody to blame for this as we head toward the fiscal cliff. why do you think it goes back to the president on this? >> when the entire debt ceiling debate culminated august 2nd last year, you recall the resolution at the time to avoid going over that cliff was that we put in place the agreement that the super committee was supposed to come up with the remaining cuts that we were unable to do so at the white house. unfortunately, the two parties didn't get toge
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
out vehemently in defense of this program. here he was. >> the good news is we brought teenage pregnancy down by something like 25% over the last ten years. the bad news is there is still an awful lot of girls who get pregnant at a very early age. >> i just want you, mona, to respond to the mayor's side, the city's side. let me run through some statistics for our viewers. numbers between 2000 and 2009, according to the new york city department of health who had to sign off on this program, let me say that, there was a 20% decline in teenage pregnancies in this time period, there are still more than 20,000 teen pregnancies in new york each year, 87% of those unintended. and when you look at just the numbers, when you see that decline, you see the number of unwanted pregnancies, 87%, you see that everyone from, you know, the health department to the mayor signed off on this, why do you feel the way you do? >> because the mayor and the health departments do not know the medical history of these children. they do not know if a child has any allergies to medication, but moreover, it
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm PDT
into that deadly assault is turning out to be. today, 16 days after the attack, defense secretary leon panetta
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
days after the attack, defense secretary leon panetta stated plainly what was obvious to many, including senator john
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